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VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986 - SECT 198FB
Rates for service pension and income support supplement increased on 20 September 2009
Maximum basic rate for single person
(1) This Act has effect as if, on 20 September 2009, the indexed
amount substituted under section 59C for the amount specified in column 3
of item 1 of the table in point SCH6-B1 of Schedule 6 on that day
were in turn replaced with an amount equal to the indexed amount plus
(2) This Act has effect as if, on 20 September 2009, the amount
substituted under section 59LA for the amount specified in point SCH6-A4
of Schedule 6 on that day were in turn replaced with an amount worked out
Step 1. Work out the amount substituted under section 59LA
for the amount specified in point SCH6-A4 of Schedule 6 on
20 September 2009 (apart from this subsection).
Step 2. Work out what would have been the indexed rate substituted
under section 198E for the rate of utilities allowance under column 3 of
item 1 of the table in section 118OC on 20 September 2009 had
those sections not been repealed.
Step 3. Work out, on the assumption that section 198F and
subsection 118SA(1) had not been repealed:
(a) what would have been the rate substituted under
that section for the rate payable under that subsection on 20 September
(b) if there would not have been such a substitution,
the rate that would have been payable under that subsection on that day.
Subsection 118SA(1) dealt with telephone allowance for certain persons
with internet connections at home.
Step 4. Add up:
(a) the results of steps 1, 2 and 3; and
Step 5. If the result of step 4 is not a multiple of $2.60, round
that result up to the nearest multiple of $2.60.
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